Howard Johnson Hotel Condesa
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... The ride was bumpy, but the Mexican countryside was beautiful and I thoroughly enjoyed seeing the vibrancy of life, the buildings, and the people in the small towns we passed.
The ride took longer than expected (I think, as I wasn't really able to track it). The first delay was a random traffic jam, despite the fact that the highway wasn't really busy or crowded. The second hold up was a train that had completely stopped across the roadway ...
... well as pastelerias.
Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Gunajuato. Can't miss this imposing church! It was built in the 1600s. There's a monument right in front, mercado de artesania right next to it, and al fresco restaurants and cafes all around.
Mercado de Hidalgo. Just passed by this place. It's a massive colonial building. They were already closing when I got there.
... headed to see El Pípila, the hero of Guanajuato. He was a miner back in the days of the revolution against Spain, and he played a key role in helping Guanajuato gain their independence. There's a massive statue of him atop a hill so we took a venicular up there and enjoyed the real attraction, no offense Pípila, the view. It was absolutely amazing: Guanajuato, with all its colorful buildings, climbing up the sides of the mountains. To improve ...
What a wonderful day in Guanajuato. We rode the funicular (tram) with
Mom and Dad down to the centro for breakfast. Kona really did not
like the funicular and I had to carry him in. 85 pounds of struggling
dog, not real ez. 90 seconds later we were at the centro and Kona was
first off. Sitting outside, with Kona under the table we enjoyed
delicous breads, ...
... flow.There is a story about a man and a woman who kissed accross the balconies on a very narrow street. The street is called Alley of the Kiss. Her father was not happy about her seeng him as he was a poor miner and not good enough for her. He used his wages to rent the apartment close to hers where the balconies almost touched so they could kiss!
It felt like the whole city revolved around ...